Novice Sweater - Mohair Edition
The Novice Sweater – Mohair Edition is worked from the top down. You will start by knitting the neck ribbing, then the yoke, then the body of the sweater and finally the sleeves. The sweater is worked in stockinette stitch with edges in rib stitch.
The Novice Sweater – Mohair Edition has a circular yoke. The yoke is shaped with a total of 4 rounds of increases that are evenly distributed along the length of the yoke.
Size guide and measurements
Please note that knitting with the correct gauge is essential to end up with a garment that has the measurements given in the pattern.
The sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL are designed to fit an approximate bust circumference of 80-85 (85-90) 90-95 (95-100) 100-110 (110-120) 120-130 cm [31½-33½ (33½-35½) 35½-37½ (37½-39½) 39½-43¼ (43¼-47¼) 47¼-51¼ inches]. The Novice Sweater – Mohair Edition is designed to have approx. 6-12 cm [2¼-4¾ inches] of positive ease. This means that if you for example measure 94 cm [37 inches] around your bust (measure yourself around your bust, or the widest point of your torso, using a measuring tape), you should knit a size M which has a finished circumference of 102 cm [40¼ inches].
Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
Bust circumference: 92 (96) 102 (108) 116 (126) 136 cm [36¼ (37¾) 40¼ (42½) 45¾ (49½) 53½ inches]
Length: 52 (54) 56 (58) 59 (60) 61 cm [20½ (21¼) 22 (22¾) 23¼ (23½) 24 inches] measured mid back
Gauge: 21 stitches x 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on 4 mm [US6] needles with 2 strands of silk mohair held together, after blocking
Needles: Circular needles: 3 mm [US2½] / 40 and 80 cm [16 and 32 inches], 4 mm [US6] / 40, 60 and 80 cm [16, 24 and 32 inches] needles; Double-pointed needles: 3 mm [US2½] needles
Yarn: 175 (175-200) 200 (225) 225 (275) 325 g Silk Mohair by Isager Yarn (25 g = 212 m [232 yds]) or Tynn Silk Mohair by Sandnes Garn (25 g = 212 m [232 yds]) or Tilia by Filcolana (25 g = 210 m [230 yds]) or Brushed Lace by Mohair By Canard (25 g = 210 m [230 yds]). Note: Two strands of yarn are held together throughout the pattern. The given yardage amounts are the total yardage required. If you want long sleeves on your sweater, please add 25 g of yarn for each size.
Difficulty: ★ (1 out of 5)
See the classification of difficulty here.
This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.
The light blue Novice Sweater - Mohair Edition is knitted in Silk Mohair by Isager in color 41.
Adding new skein of yarn:
Put the sleeves to rest:
Avoid hole at startup on sleeve:
Finishing the sleeves:
Folding the neck edge:
2 stitches together: